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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. The company reaches the last stage of their journey where they must decide whether to go to __________ or Gondor.
2. Where is Frodo resting, according to the voice he first hears when he asks where he is?
3. Where is Boromir's homeland, according to the book?
4. Frodo sees in the distance the Pillars of the Kings, _____________, as Aragorn reveals to him.
5. What did Strider tell the Hobbits to do for Frodo after he was stabbed by a Morgol blade?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who takes Frodo up on their horse when they realize just how ill Frodo is from the stabbing by the Morgol blade?
2. What does Gandalf believe will help them as they head to the Mines of Moria?
3. How does Gandalf eventually open up the door to the Mines of Moria?
4. What happened to the Ringwraiths when their horses were drowned in the flood?
5. What is being described in the book Gandalf reads when they are in the Chamber of Records?
6. Who is given the task of deciding which way the journey much continue?
7. Where do the travelers decide to stay before they make the decision to go to Gondor or to Moria?
8. What does Gandalf reveal about his period of being absent from the journey?
9. What does Aragorn say when Frodo states that Aragorn is the rightful heir and that he should have the ring?
10. What does Strider come back with when he goes out to scout out a bridge that they might have to cross?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Frodo seems the most unlikely carrier for the Ring, though he willingly takes up the task.
Part 1: Why do you think Frodo is willing to take the ring to Mount Doom?
Part 2: Which other character might have made a good ringbearer? Why?
Part 3: What makes Frodo the right person to take the ring to Mount Doom?
Essay Topic 2
The quest between good and evil is the running theme of FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING.
Part 1: Do you think good and evil are clearly defined in this book? Why or why not?
Part 2: What are some of the examples of people who are clearly good? What makes them good? Why are they good?
Part 3: Which characters are clearly evil? What makes them evil? Why are they evil?
Essay Topic 3
Boromir is from the kingdom of Men, but at times he seems to show his weaknesses more than his strengths.
Part 1: Would you have chosen Boromir to be a part of your journey to Mordor? Why or why not?
Part 2: Why is Boromir interested in taking the ring for himself?
Part 3: What might have happened had Boromir have taken the ring for himself?
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